Category Archives: Jun 2005

Reaching Unchurched Mothers

Women’s Ministries The women of Piecemakers, our church’s ladies’ quilting group, use their love of quilting to make baby quilts, not only for babies in our church, but also for babies born outside the church family. As a practical demonstration …
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Posted in Jun 2005, Synergy, Women's Ministries

Fiesta de Futbol

Reach Out Our church’s community has the highest percentage of Hispanic people of any county in Michigan; many are full-time residents. Since soccer (futbol to the Spanish-speaking community) is a big deal in our area and because our city has …
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Posted in Jun 2005, Reach Out, Synergy

When Missionaries Call…

Global Outlook Pastors regularly get phone calls from missionaries on deputation requesting a meeting in the church. Many pastors report more requests than could possibly be scheduled—that’s good! Praise the Lord that He is calling out missionaries to reach those …
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Posted in Global Outlook, Jun 2005, Synergy

Protecting Your Pastor

Building Your Ministry Protecting pastors from harm is an important aspect of the church’s pastoral care. The following considerations may be helpful as your church pursues caring for its pastoral staff. * Grant a three-month sabbatical after five years of …
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Posted in Building Your Ministry, Jun 2005, Synergy

Mission Opportunities Get-Together

Global Outlook Our church has developed a special bond with several Jamaican pastors and wives. Recently three pastors and two wives from Jamaica ministered at our church. Their presence afforded an occasion to invite pastors and interested lay leaders in …
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Posted in Global Outlook, Jun 2005, Synergy